While I await Firmware update, I realize how important 'hits' are

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While I await Firmware update, I realize how important 'hits' are

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I'm presently awaiting a firmware update for an IP Camera, who's security flaw was just reported this month... This happened a couple years ago, with same MFG Camera, and at that time, then, I went into my new 2600ac's firewall... New to Firewall rules, I added two 'Traps' in the firewall.. One for IP Camera Range inbound (Deny), and one for IP Camera range outbound (Deny)... At the time I wanted to know if any tried to communicate... As I don't have any other software to trace this.... The issue a couple years ago was fixed with updated firmware... and probably out of lazy-ness I never removed the 'traps', even though they never logged any 'Hits'....

So After learning about the New Security Flaw in the cameras earlier this week.... I quickly went to see 2600ac Firewall, to see if any 'Hits' had occurred from the rules I'd added 'back when'....

I've also done same with 2 different Video Processor Hardware MFG's I use to process analog & Digital Video, that use IP as a remote control panel... (Last Firmware circa 2010)...

None of the 'traps' had logged even one 'hit'...

Many thanks for the "Hits" Column in the 2600ac Firewall!
 

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